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Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown provided by Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour

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Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown

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    Historic Skippers School
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    We drive through historic Skippers Canyon and explain the goldrush history of it. Short walks and plenty of photo stops are a feature of the tour. At Skippers School, a picnic is prepared. We spend about 30 min at Skippers School before we head back to Queenstown.
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Local guide
  • Coffee, tea, local chilled wine and kiwi biscuits
  • Homemade cheese served with crackers
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
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  • Gratuities
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Bring a light jacket, your camera and wear sensible outdoor footwear
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dij70 wrote a review Apr 2020
Cairns, Australia3 contributions
This tour was the highlight of my New Zealand holiday. The scenery was incredible inspiring. Our tour guide was friendly, full of information which he shared in an interesting way. the drive is not for the fainthearted though as the dirt road is narrow with an incredible cliff
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Date of experience: March 2020
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JAPercy wrote a review Mar 2020
Circle Pines, Minnesota16 contributions2 helpful votes
I admit I was very scared! Skippers Canyon road is very narrow and twisty. However, Wolfie is obviously a very skilled driver so I just put my faith in him. I would STRONGLY advise anyone wanting to see Skippers Canyon for the first time to go with Wolfie and don't try to
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Date of experience: March 2020
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bhare wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
This was an incredible tour. We were part of a small group in a single van. After leaving the main paved road, we got on to a dirt/gravel road recommended for four wheel drive vehicles only (and may I add along with an experience driver for this area). The road was by in large
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Date of experience: February 2020
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748pam wrote a review Mar 2020
Canberra6 contributions1 helpful vote
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour, the scenery was amazing, the tour guide informative and friendly. But I think it should come with a warning for people who have a fear of heights and narrow roads. We unfortunately didn't know what it would be like until we were already on the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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RetiredFolk wrote a review Mar 2020
Gloucestershire, UK256 contributions216 helpful votes
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Many people asked me why I was booking a tour of NZ rather than doing a self drive. This tour to Skippers Canyon is the reason as I am absolutely sure that either I would never have found this and/or I would have given up driving on the shale tracks long before reaching the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour
Rebecca W
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Stunning scenery, superb views, amazing history.
Wow! This is an amazing tour, promoted as unforgettable - it certainly is! This is a small group, half day, person
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Crazyforher
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The best photo ops
I started out, thinking we would be driving in the Canyon, but soon realized that we would be driving on a narrow m
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PTan241
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One of world's scariest roads...
If the driver had not mentioned, I wouldn't have known Shippers Canyon Road is listed in many websites as a dangero
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Jan Willem t
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An unforgettable experience, what a beautiful landscape.
We did the track our selves with our 4 wheel drive. The very narrow road along the splendid rough gorge is most of
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Margaret B
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A favourite place
I love this canyon with its spectacular scenery. MY second time through and loved it just as much as previously. T
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ChuckBrooks
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Beautiful canyon - excellent tour
This is a very nice 4WD tour of a beautiful canyon and river. Our driver and guide was a German guy - really knowl
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Lekguan
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Easily the highlight of our trip
We went on a 2-week trip to NZ in a big group of 12 persons, and this was one of the tours we booked, which they gl
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Lauren T
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Small group 4x4 tour of Skippers Canyon
This was a fantastic day. Our guide Greg was so informative. You could tell he truly loved this place and so did
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Gustavo C
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Amazing Tour
Skippers Canyon is considered the eight most dangerous canyon in the World. You will do a 4x4 tour through narrow p
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Fiona H
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Amazing tour to Skippers Canyon
This tour is a must do out of Queenstown - the scenery & drive are spectacular - the drivers were great - the infor
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Tour587622
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Stunning scenery guided with such fun, enthusiasm and knowledge
Our guide, Wolfie, was an amazing leader, driver, and all round fabulous guy. We had a great time enjoying good com
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Peter G
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The real back country tour
We had heard for years about The Skippers Road, however the reality far out does the stories told about it. The rid
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FrankydoodleOh
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A relaxing yet thrilling ride
The view was decent, but perhaps even more memorable was the narrow mountain road, one side of which leads to a ste
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Sioux1964
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Fantastic Individual Tour
We were picked up literally at our doorstep by Arthur who took us off on our tour to Skippers Canyon. It was fanta
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GusMom99
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Magestic Tour
Three fellow small-coach tour travelers along with my husband and me took this amazing side tour through the incred
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, German
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